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Parker McCollum on the inspirations behind his new EP, ‘Hollywood Gold’

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Julia Maenius, Assistant Sports Editor

October 21, 2020

Parker McCollum, otherwise known as the The Limestone Kid, has released a new EP, “Hollywood Gold,” following his top-charted 2017 album “Probably Wrong.” McCollum released the six-track EP, named after a racehorse his grandfather bought, on Oct. 16. Solely as a musician, I think I have grown a lot,...

Mario Salas- An Activist Hero

Mario Salas- An Activist Hero

Alejandro Lopez, Co-News Editor

March 27, 2020

Mario Marcel Salas was born in San Antonio, Texas on July 30, 1949. Salas became an advocate for San Antonio’s African-American community in the early 1970s and was a key member of local activist groups such as the San Antonio chapter of the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee, Organizations...

Humans of UTSA: Frank Valdes

Humans of UTSA: Frank Valdes

Folasade Sabitu

October 23, 2019

This is Frank Valdes. He is a senior and a finance major. What inspires him is his family and setting expectations for the future generations to come. This is his story. “I took a tour of the university with my high school. After touring a couple other universities within the state, I felt the difference in...

Too Rair to die

Joey Asturias, Rair Threads CEO and Founder, sports the classic lightning bolt tee.

Alex Hanks

February 13, 2019

Rair Threads, a curation of minimalistic streetwear clothing, is making waves in the Alamo City. I recently got the opportunity to sit down for an interview with Joey Asturias, CEO and founder of Rair Threads to discuss the brand, streetwear culture and the work that goes into running a clothing brand ...

An interview with local UTSA musician, Joey Botello

Botello on stage at the 2018 UTSA Underground.
Photo courtesy of Ashleigh Brown.
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Lauren Donecker

October 18, 2018

At 21-years-old, Joey Botello has one album “Mad Man,” and two current singles out titled “Hard to Love” and “You Don’t Need Me.” He is a UTSA communication major also minoring in music technology. Back in April, his talent was spotlighted at the UTSA Underground event, which is...

Q&A with Fatema Basari, member of Forbes 30 under 30

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Brandon Armstead

February 21, 2018

Fatema Basrai, 27 year old first-generation college student is currently pursuing her MBA in Finance at UTSA and was recognized last November in Forbes Magazine’s 30 under 30. Each year Forbes selects 30 innovative individuals under the age of 30 in one of 20 businesses or industries. Basrai was s...

Q&A: Miranda Miller

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Caroline Traylor

April 12, 2017

Miller is a Human Resources Management senior at utsa. she is the former SGA senior senator who authored a resolution to address campus sexual assault and harassment. Interview conducted by Caroline Tryalor. Q: What prompted you to write this resolution? Were there any partic...

Meet Alpha Delta Pi

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Brayden Boren

March 22, 2016

You know them when you see them: long, colorful shirts, white Converse, possibly drinking a Diet Coke or another coffee beverage in a tumbler. The stereotypes are well known, but how much do you really know about the inner-workings of sorority life? Obtaining leadership experiences, service opportunities...

The Jazz June Fun Fun Fun Fest Interview

November 12, 2014

Marcus Connolly/ The Paisano Influential emo band, The Jazz June, has released their first new record in twelve years. The Paisano caught up with Andrew Low, singer/guitarist for the band, this past weekend at Fun Fun Fun Fest to talk about the band’s festival experience and thei...

The Jazz June Fun Fun Fun Fest Interview

November 12, 2014

Marcus Connolly/ The Paisano Influential emo band, The Jazz June, has released their first new record in twelve years. The Paisano caught up with Andrew Low, singer/guitarist for the band, this past weekend at Fun Fun Fun Fest to talk about the band’s festival experience and thei...

NAIL the job

February 28, 2011

Nervous. Distressed. Apprehensive. Anxious. Nauseous. These are a few words that can be used to describe how you may feel right before going into a job interview. You feel vulnerable, like you're being thrown to the sharks. However, this doesn't always have to be the case. If you know what to ...